[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 27433] enable toString function under gobject bindings

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Thu Jul 30 05:00:49 PDT 2009


Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|RESOLVED                    |UNCONFIRMED
         Resolution|WONTFIX                     |

--- Comment #14 from Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>  2009-07-30 05:00:47 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #13)
> (From update of attachment 33380 [details])
> As we've mentioned repeatedly: we do not feel that it is appropriate to expose
> toString methods outside of JavaScript.  The toString function is a JavaScript
> concept that does not map directly to other languages.  They are not part of
> the DOM itself.  The information they expose is available via existing means.

 yet the burden of _getting_ that information is so onerous that all other
competitor products to webkit have just gone "fine - let's just make it

 do you accept this?

 or do you consider it reasonable to impose a massive development burden onto
webkit developers, when it would be so incredibly easy to make their lives much
much easier?

 do you accept this?

 for the record - for archival purposes and so that people can see in the
future why it was not added, and to whom they need to address their concerns -
please state yes or no to each of the two questions, above.


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